OFF TANGENT
Quisumbing and Osmeña, a tiny comparison
by Aven Piramide - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Editor’s Note: This column’s previous installment should have been titled “Uncollected garbage and incompetent leadership” and not “Vicente Duterte, acting mayor of Danao, Cebu.&rd...
Vicente Duterte, Acting Mayor of Danao, Cebu
by Aven Piramide - June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Cebu City’s garbage problem is worsening. I believe many city residents are aware of this.
The Villars love Cebu
by Aven Piramide - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
There is so much propaganda that the government is propping up the Build! Build! Build! Program with. At the slightest opportunity, top-ranking officials allude to the said program as the supposed generator of economic...
Meaningful substance to a personal bias
by Aven Piramide - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The other day, I had a learning experience on my way to the university where I teach Law.
A question of morality
by Aven Piramide - June 7, 2018 - 12:00am
For the purpose of our subject today, I hope to shirk the legalese lingo that bound me sometimes.
Positive perspectives
by Aven Piramide - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
I want to sound as much of an optimist as I can.
Figment of imagination
by Aven Piramide - May 31, 2018 - 12:00am
One advantage of a retiree is to be able to choose what to do in a day.
A libel of a propaganda
by Aven Piramide - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
I chanced upon an election propaganda distributed in barangays Kamagayan and Luz during the last election.
Government propagandizing
by Aven Piramide - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The success of rulers worldwide has been attributed to many factors — brute and insuperable force, profound intelligence, extra-ordinary leadership acumen, remarkable oratory, and propitious time.
Some configurations worth noting
by Aven Piramide - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The schedule that my family got for a recent foreign trip was rather socially awkward and politically untimely. I felt that my failure to vote caused by that travel was unpatriotic. The only consolation I savored...
Joy of planting trees
by Aven Piramide - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
It is disturbing to see our soil scorched dry, Mother earth parched, mountains getting bald. Brown and seemingly arid land can be seen in many places where, in the past,covered with green and lush forests.
All about choices of candidates
by Aven Piramide - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, we will go to elect our barangay officials.
Strongman Duterte? Really?
by Aven Piramide - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Whenever we come across the term "strongman" we are always confronted with opposing attributes.
Hope or gloom?
by Aven Piramide - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The political bug bit me. It was not the kind though that would have made me run for office because, at this late part of my life, I would rather listen to songs by John Gary and Jerry Vale on my antique (circa 1981)...
Jessie and Jun, true residents of Babag and Tejero
by Aven Piramide - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
I had two surprising callers last Monday. They were Jessie Billones and Jun Cabarrubias.
May these Kasambagan professionals succeed
by Aven Piramide - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
I had the opportunity to read the credentials of candidates from various barangays in Cebu vying for the different barangay positions.
May Pacquiao's Matthysse fight be the last
by Aven Piramide - April 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, I express my thoughts true to the off-tangent nature of this column.
Heartbreaks from broken promises
by Aven Piramide - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Forgetfulness attaches to old age. It is a fact of life that I have learned to accept.
A waste of public funds
by Aven Piramide - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
I saw inspiring news footage on television, few days ago. It touched my heart to see an interview of a single mother whose son graduated magna cum laude.
Taxi - a business in jeopardy?
by Aven Piramide - April 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Whether I go to destinations like our law office or the University of the Visayas where I teach Constitutional Law, I have found more comfort in riding taxis than driving cars.
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